Tag - piracy

Congress

SOPA: How to Turn Their Big Bad Weapon...

So. SOPA is happening (Wikipedia, which is always right, definition here; latest madness about it here). I will be amazed if it doesn’t get passed. And before I tell you what my reaction is, I would urge you to read my rationale behind...

Bank Vault Door

The Sound Board #22: The Magical Musical...

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This month’s episode is hosted by myself with support from Dr. Rob Levy and Prof. Tuffley. This episode’s central topic is: the magical musical heist. What legendary...

Ed Helms and the illegal tattoo!

Widge Goes Off #6: Tattoo Piracy

So I thought about something while reading up on The Hangover Part II and their tattoo lawsuit shenanigans. That led me down a path of body modification, piracy, and more fun with litigation. Enjoy.

Stuff: America Has the Pop Factor? What, Are...

Because there’s a lot of pop culture stuff out there. And you don’t need an entire website to cover it minute by minute. It’ll still be there when we get there. Trust us. Peter Kay was in Los Angeles to snag an award and...

Stuff: Supreme Court Breast Fixation...

Pop culture news you can actually use. Or if not use, then at least read without feeling like you just lost five minutes of your life. Because those five minutes…they do add up. The Supreme Court, because it didn’t have anything...

Terry Gilliam

Python vs. YouTube: If You Can’t Beat...

In the sort of smart move that we could only attribute to some of the funniest men in on the planet, Monty Python has launched its own YouTube channel and will be replacing “crap quality videos” with high quality ones. All they...

The RIAA vs. Jimmy Carr

Apparently much has been made of a reportedly fake news story that the RIAA put together to send out to news stations in the hopes that they would run it like actual news. Silly people, like news stations run “actual news” these...

Odds and Ends for 3-23-2006

I freaking love this shirt. Shame it doesn’t come in black. Found via Boing Boing. Piracy is good? People who download a lot of music, by and large, also buy a lot of music? No shit, really? The Consumerist says Coca-Cola Blak hits the...

Odds and Ends for 11-24-2005

A sampler platter of the crap the Interweb spewed out recently. Soon to be a major motion picture. Gizmodo: A Very Odd Home Appliance “Our surgeons did what they could, but it took them two hours just to get the smile off his face...